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Canberra Good Neighbour Newspaper Archives May 1 1968, Page 1

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Canberra Good Neighbour (Newspaper) - May 1, 1968, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory A polish Welcome for a Bishop a nine year old Joseph Zapasnik of Canberra wearing traditional polish costume kisses the ring worn by Bishop Ladislas Rubin As the Bishop arrives at St Christopher s co Cathedral Canberra to celebrate mass. Bishop Rubin personal Delegate of Cardinal Wyszynski the ornate of Poland. A Given a warm Welcome Juring a four Day Sta n Canberra. He was visiting the National capita Dur a seven week pastoral visit to Australia to Sec polish migrants. A see Story Page six. More will follow first arrivals group staking advantage of special charter plan Grants and their parents Are beginning to take advantage of the special Low rates for charter flights introduced recently. The first flight of migrants parents reached Sydney late in March. At that time airlines had taken bookings for eight flights this year of migrant groups or groups of parents. Of the seven flights so far booked with Qantas four wih leave Australia and three will come to Australia from Britain. A Lufthansa flight will go to Germany. Members of two greek organisations who left Melbourne for Athens via Cyprus luring easter will return in october. The new Quarter rates ann0unced last year by the Jun or for civil aviation Ivor Swartz make it possible for parents or guardians of migrants to travel to Australia and Back at 50 per cent of the round trip Economy class fare. Subject to International air transport association requirements. Migrant groups can travel from Australia for 60 per cent of the Normal Economy fare. Commenting on the first arrival the minister for immigration. Or Snedden. Said Low fare Charters make Australia closer to Home for Many people. This is an important consideration for people who Migrate to Australia and undoubtedly will encourage More people to Settle Here. A four year old Charlotte Enns gets a warm hug from her grandmother mrs att Vood from Worcestershire England after the first special charter flight arrived at Sydney Airport. Mrs Attwood s daughter now mrs Judy Enns looks on. The Enns family migrated to Australia in 1964. The Good Neighbour no. 172 May 1968 a minister warns employers workers enjoy Sellers Market m any prospective migrant s now expected the same service from australian employers As they were used to getting from employers in Europe the minister for immigration or Snedden told a recent Hobart conference. This applies Partick a Early to the types of migrants Australia most needs those who enjoy a n / in /. S t f h ? r skills or Snedden said. Or Snedden was addressing he annual conference of the associated Chambers of Commerce of Australia. He said the movement of to r kers within Europe had in a j rapidly in recent years under increasingly sophisticated arrangements. Before leaving his Home. Lown Lac european guest worker knew where he would be employed and had precise information on wages accommodation and general conditions. He would normally have met a representative of his employer. Australia must move progressively towards increased employer participation in the migration Programmer Snedden said. The occupational Structure of the work Force will be of crucial importance to Australia in future years. The migration programmes not solely concerned with obtaining a specified number f migrants. We must be certain that our development is not held Back because of shortages of key workers. A continued p. 7 who feels at Home ? Only two of the Twenty four newly elected prefects at Fitzroy High school Melbourne were born in Australia. Says Kathleen Rutherford one of the two Aust a ians they Call me Ruthe Dopoulos to make me feel at Home the boys Captain Frank Rudolph is the Only other australian born prefect in a predominantly Mediterranean team. Most of the prefects migrated from Greece but some Are former macedonians and italians and one is a girl from Ireland. The headmaster or f. R. Manley says about 70 per cent of pupils at the school come from non engl so speaking countries. Most about 40 per cent a Are of greek descent but Twenty nationalities Are represented among pupils

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